Wesley Baas

Wesley Baas , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

COM Surgery Urology - 0589

Professional Summary

Dr. Baas is a fellowship-trained urologist who specializes in urethral reconstruction, male stress urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s Disease, and male factor infertility.  He received his fellowship training in Trauma and Genitourinary Reconstruction at Washington University in St Louis.  He completed medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Dr. Baas has been published several times in peer reviewed academic journals, has authored multiple textbook chapters, and presented at numerous national meetings.  Dr. Baas is actively involved in research with a focus on urethral reconstruction, Peyronie’s Disease, and male sexual health.

Dr. Baas has developed extensive experience in the new technology and skilled techniques including genitourinary reconstruction, robotic surgery, minimally invasive prostate procedures, insertion of penile prosthesis (IPP), and the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS).

He is the Director of Men's Health for the Division of Urology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.


Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH , 2015

Residency : Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Springfield, IL, 2020 (Urology)

Fellowship: Washington University St. Louis , MO , 2021 (Urologic Trauma and Reconstruction )

BS: Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY, 2011 (Chemistry)


American Board of Urology (Certification Date: 02-28-2023 )

Clinical Interests


Bladder Infection (Cystitis)

Bladder Stones (Bladder calculi)

Blood in urine (Hematuria)



Delayed Ejaculation


Enlarged Prostate


Erectile Dysfunction



Ischemic Priapism

Low Sperm Count

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Male Urogenital Diseases

Maple Syrup Urine Disease

Nonischemic Priapism



Penile Induration

Peyronie's disease (Curvature of the penis)

Premature Ejaculation


Prostatic Hyperplasia


Retrograde Ejaculation

Scrotal masses


Stress Incontinence

Testicular Torsion

Undescended Testicle (Cryptorchidism)

Ureteral Calculi

Ureteral Obstruction

Urinary Bladder Fistula

Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Urgency

Urine Retention

Urogenital Abnormalities



Vesicoureteral Reflux



Research and Practice Interests

Urethral strictures, Peyronie's Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Male Urinary Incontinence, Testosterone, Penile Prosthesis, Male Infertility

Positions and Work Experience

08-02-2021 - Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,


Peer Reviewed Publications

Walsh E, Deye J, Baas W, Sullivan K, Lancaster A, Walters K (2013. ) Synthesis and spectroscopic studies of transition-metal fullerene supramolecular systems .Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A, , (260 ) ,24

Baas W, Köhler TS (2016. ) Testosterone Replacement Therapy and BPH/LUTS. What is the Evidence? .Current Urology Reports, , 17 (6 ) ,46

Sacco J, Baas W, Barnes M, Luberto CM, Talat R, Cotton, S (2016. ) The efficacy of percutaneous auricular neurostimulation for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: A retrospective chart review. Medical Accupuncture, , (28 ) ,131

Baas W, Köhler TS (2016. ) Testosterone replacement therapy and voiding dysfunction. Translational Andrology Urology, , 5 (6 ) ,890

Baas W, Gershburg S, Dynda DI, Delfino K, Robinson K, Nie D, Yearly J, Alanee S. (2017. ) Immune Characterization of the Programmed Receptor Pathway in High Risk Prostate Cancer .Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, , 15 (5 ) ,577

Baas W, O'Connor B, El-Zawahry A (2018. ) Bilateral hydronephrosis and acute kidney injury secondary to pelvic lipomatosis. The Canadian Journal of Urology, , 25 (1 ) ,9217

Baas WR , Butcher MJ , Lwin A , Holland B, Herberts M, Clemons J, Delfino K, Althof S, Kohler TS, McVary KT (2018. ) A Review of the FAERS Data on 5- Alpha Reductase Inhibitors: Implications for Post-Finasteride Syndrome .Urology, , 120 ,143

Baas W, O’Connor B, Welliver C, Stahl PJ, Stember DS, Wilson SK, Köhler TS (2020. ) Worldwide Trends in Penile Implantation Surgery: Data From Over 63,000 Implants. Translational Andrology Urology, , 9 (1 ) ,31

Baas W, Parker A, Radadia K, Ogawa S, Vetter J, Paradis A, Meyer M, Murphy G (2021. ) Antibiotic Duration After Urethroplasty: An Attempt at Improving Antibiotic Stewardship.Urology, , 158 ,228-231 More Information

Invited Publications

Baas W (2021. ) EDITORIAL COMMENT: The COVID-19 Residency Application Cycle Did Not Affect Geographic Dispersal Patterns Among Applicants Entering the Urology Match: A Quantitative Mapping Study.Urology, 158 ,31 More Information

Book Chapter

Baas W, Davis M, Schwartz BF (2018 ) Simulation in Surgery Surgeons as Educators: A Guide for Academic Development and Teaching Excellence .(pp. 439).Springer International

Baas W and Schwartz BF (2019 ) Simulation in Urology Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties .(pp. 289).Springer International

Baas W, Klein A, Schwartz BF (2019 ) Ureteroscopic Management of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Ureteroscopy .(pp. 205).Springer International